Priorities, indeed. High-tech garbage cans are coming to Baltimore:
— Mayor Rawlings-Blake (@MayorSRB) March 1, 2016
Big Brother meets Big Sanitation!
Mayor Rawlings-Blake was on hand to help distribute the new trash cans this morning:
— Erick Ferris (@erick_ferris) March 1, 2016
The city will issue 170,000 of the chipped cans in total:
Some of the 170,000 cans that are going to new homes to keep Baltimore neighborhoods clean. pic.twitter.com/L0mR3qADvB
— BaltimoreDPW (@BaltimoreDPW) March 1, 2016
The Baltimore Sun reports “the cans will remain the city’s property and must be left at the residence when the property owner or renter moves out.” The city hopes the high-tech cans pay for themselves “with savings to the rat abatement program and from workers’ compensation claims.”
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